Marc Schiler

Architect with expertise in energy-efficient structures and reducing glare from buildings

Professor of Architecture


  • glare and reflected glare in the built environment
  • lighting
  • natural lighting
  • energy in buildings
  • energy-efficient buildings
  • energy-saving landscape design
  • design of buildings in response to the thermal, acoustical and radiant environment
  • relationships between environment, economics and architectural goals

Additional Information

  • Author of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Safety Systems, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th eds. (1986, 1991, 2003, 2006); Simplified Design of Building Lighting (1993); and Daylight Harvesting (1996)
  • Co-author of Landscape Design that Saves Energy (1981) and Energy Efficient and Environmental Landscaping (1994)
  • Editor of Simulating Daylight with Architectural Models (1986)
  • Has resolved issues of glare in buildings such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry, the Los Angeles Unified School District High School for the Arts by Coop Himmelblau, and Princeton University’s Lewis Science Library by Frank Gehry


  • German
  • French
  • Swiss-German

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